Anju Sharma, The Reformed Financial Mechanism of the UNFCCC: Renegotiating the role of civil society in the governance of climate finance, OIES EV50, March 2010. Available at Oxford Energy
To what extent have existing institutions for global civil society' to voice concerns, where interactions are limited to one-off events rather than a continuous and integrated process of mutually beneficial engagement. The paper calls on civil society to use the strengths and legitimacy they bring to the process to renegotiate the terms of their engagement, calling particularly for a more ‘bottom-up’ process for bringing local voices to the fore; resources for sustaining and improving the quality of civil society engagement; and formalised processes of mutual accountability. finance succeeded in bringing the voices of poor and disadvantaged sections of civil society to the decision-making table? This paper by Anju Sharma analyses the models for civil society engagement adopted by the and the ’s Climate Investment Funds. It finds that both do little more than provide an occasional venue for a poorly defined entity called '
Luis Gomez-Echeverri, The Reformed Financial Mechanism of the UNFCCC: Promoting Transparency and , OIES EV 51, March 2010. Available at Oxford Energy
The fight against climate change needs the full engagement of developing countries. And for this to happen argues Luis Gomez-Echeverri national institutions with the capacity to identify priorities and manage the resources for action are urgently needed. The report focuses on the institutional needs and best practices already found.